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Musical Training Will Improve Academic Achievement !

Musical Training Will Improve Academic Achievement !

Albert Einstein’s mother was a talented musician who made musical expression a part of daily home life when her children were growing up. Albert Einstein began playing the violin when he was 6 years old. By the age of 13, he was playing Mozart’s sonatas….

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Taking music lessons in later life a protective factor against dementia

Taking music lessons in later life a protective factor against dementia

Some research has suggested keeping the brain active such as playing an instrument in adulthood can simulate the brain and reduce the risk of dementia. The researched showed that extensive musical instrumental training such as playing Piano, Guitar or Violin even in amateur musicians provides…

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Music has the power to shape a child’s Brain !

Music has the power to shape a child’s Brain !

Science has shown that when children learn to play music, their brains begin to hear and process sounds that they couldn’t otherwise hear. This helps them develop “neurophysiological distinction” between certain sounds that can aid in literacy, which can translate into improved academic results for…

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How is Music Beneficial for All Learners?

How is Music Beneficial for All Learners?

Today there are unprecedented reasons for making music a part of everyone’s life. Students taking music lessons now will determine the place of music in America and the value society places on music tomorrow. Regardless of what these students ultimately choose as a profession, music…

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5 Ways Music Improves Our Health

5 Ways Music Improves Our Health

Music reduces stress and anxiety. Research has shown that listening to music — at least music with a slow tempo and low pitch, without lyrics or loud instrumentation — can calm people down, even during highly stressful or painful events.  Music can prevent anxiety-induced increases in…

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’Mozart effect’: can classical music really make your child smarter?

’Mozart effect’: can classical music really make your child smarter?

The ‘Mozart effect’ was first suggested by a scientific study published in 1993 in the respected journal Science. It showed that teenagers who listened to Mozart’s 1781 Sonata for Two Pianos in D major performed better in reasoning tests than students who listened to something…

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Music and your toddler or preschooler

Music and your toddler or preschooler

Toddlers and preschoolers have lots to gain from listening to music. It’s fun, for one thing, and it also encourages movement, which is important for young children who are perfecting their motor skills. “Kids learn through movement,” says Rosalie Pratt, a professor of music medicine…

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Music’s benefit for language development

Music’s benefit for language development

When you look at children ages two to nine, one of the breakthroughs in that area is music’s benefit for language development, which is so important at that stage,” says Luehrisen. While children come into the world ready to decode sounds and words, music education…

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The Benefits of Music Education

The Benefits of Music Education

More than just music : Research has found that learning music facilitates learning other subjects and enhances skills that children inevitably use in other areas. “A music-rich experience for children of singing, listening and moving is really bringing a very serious benefit to children as…

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The Benefits of Music

The Benefits of Music

1. Teens who play an instrument are less likely to have discipline problems. 2. Students who can perform complex rhythms can also make faster and more precise corrections in many academic and physical situations 3. Students who study music achieve higher test scores, regardless of…

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